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Energy efficiency in fisheries

With the rising cost of fuel, energy efficiency in fisheries has become a key issue for the sector's profitability, and the European Commission...

EURL ECVAM Search Guide

The EURL ECVAM Search Guide provides search principles and procedures, suggested search terms and user guidance together with an inventory of...

Global Human Settlement Layer Scientific Tool

The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) project aims to produce and analyse global built-up surface, population density and human settlement thematic maps to understand human presence on Planet Earth.

JRC Nanomaterials Repository

The JRC hosts a repository of representative industrial nanomaterials (NM) including nanomaterials studied in the OECD testing programme and large...

JRC QSAR Model Database

The JRC QSAR Model Database is a database of quantitative/qualitative structure activity relationship models (QSARs) typically used for predicting...

Activities on this topic

The JRC carries out research aimed at preventing and mitigating industrial accidents and technological accidents due to natural disasters, as well as...

Agricultural monitoring research at the JRC involves estimating cropproduction and supporting the implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy...

The JRC can estimate and predict movements of pollutants and toxins emitted from sources such as vehicles and industry through the use of atmospheric...

The JRC establishes best environmental management practices (BEMPs) of organisations in order to produce Sectoral Reference Documents (SRDs) which are...

The JRC is one of the major developers and producers of reference materials, which are produced in support of EU policy, for example in the areas of...

Consumers are in daily contact with a variety of products such as cosmetics, kitchenware or textiles. The safety of these is of primary concern for...

Our seas, oceans and coasts are important resources for the EU. The livelihoods of many citizens depend on the sea – fisheries of course, but also...

The labeling of food products is essential to inform consumers what kind of products they are buying. EU harmonised rules on food labeling...

Food contact materials comprise all materials and articles that come or are intended to come in contact with food, e.g. food packaging materials...

The JRC's research addresses the global food security issue, with the demand for food likely to grow by 70% until 2050.

The Global Health Security Initiative is an international partnership of the G7 countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom...

Global safety and security research at the JRC provides support to EU policies addressing global security and crisis management. Itincludes...

JRC research on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) allows the EU to reliably and effectively detect GMOs in, for example, shipments of imported...

JRC scientific and technical support to policies for a more circular EU economy is necessarily based on a lifecycle approach, so that all relevant...

Our work focusses on many aspects of quality including quality assurance and assessment, certification, benchmarking, management and clinical auditing...

JRC research on nanotechnology contributes to the reduction of uncertainties about the potential impact of nanomaterials on health and the environment...

Radiation occurs naturally in the environment and in order to monitor this activity, the JRC collects and validates environmental radioactivity data...

Nuclear safeguards and security measures aim to stop the proliferation of nuclear arms and illicit trafficking of nuclear and radiological materials...

Our on-going work covers a wide spectrum of activities–with two major areas of focus being school-aged children and older citizens. We review state-of...

The JRC works closely with other European Commission services, relevant national organisations, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to maintain a...

The certified reference materials distributed by the JRC give measurement laboratories a means to validate analytical methods, to assess the quality...

For the implementation of the European legislation that regulates the authorisation and the labelling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the...